Giants DFA Altherr, bring up Suarez

The San Francisco Giants have designated Aaron Altherr for assignment after just appearing in 1 game for the club. He had a pinch hit at bat and struck out but didn't appear in any games for the Giants.

Drew Pomeranz comes off the Injured List when he had a strained lat and will make the start today vs the Diamondbacks.

San Francisco also called up pitcher Andrew Suarez to the club and will start Monday vs the Atlanta Braves. Suarez has been in AAA with the Sacramento RiverCats and owns a 2-3 record in 6 starts with a 6.33 ERA totaling 21 strikeouts in 27 innings.

The Giants sent down infielder Donovan Solano to make room for Andrew Suarez. Solano hit just .222 in 6 games with 10 plate appearances and had just 1 RBI. The 3 Columbia native also had 1 walk and 3 strikeouts.  

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